Sapphire Weddings & Events
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At Sapphire Weddings & Events we free you of all the stress and strain of planning your wedding or event to deliver ceremonies and celebrations that captivate and inspire.
Products and Services
On-the-Day Wedding Coordination
Week of Wedding Planning
At Sapphire Weddings & Events we plan and deliver weddings, celebrations, and occasions that captivate and inspire. Whether you’re planning an intimate, romantic wedding or a grand celebration, we will work alongside you to plan a truly wonderful and memorable event. As specialists in planning weddings and events across Buckinghamshire, Berkshire and Oxfordshire, we offer full and partial planning packages designed to bring your ideas to life. As your vision becomes our vision, we save you the stress and strain of planning such an important occasion so that you, and your guests, create memories to cherish for a lifetime. With our experience and trusted network of suppliers, we will manage every detail of your special event and ensure it is remembered for all the right reasons. Get in touch today. With us as your planners, you can rest assured we will negotiate the best rates to ensure your wedding or event is exactly as your envisioned, within your budget. We provide the following services: • Wedding planning • Events management • Venue sourcing • Supplier sourcing • Theme creation • Help you bring your ideas to life • Budget management • On-the-day management –ensuring all your ideas come together allowing you to enjoy the day • Full planning service - includes all of the above • Mix and match service - means that you can choose from the selection of services above. From our base in High Wycombe, Sapphire Weddings & Events is ideally located to work with a number of stunning venues in and around the area. Get in touch today if you require help planning your wedding or event in Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, or Oxfordshire.
Personal Message from the Manager
Name of Wedding Contact: Audrey
Hi there! Thank you for visiting my profile. Here’s a little about me. I’m based in High Wycombe, which means I’m ideally located to plan weddings and events in Bucks, Berks, and Oxon. Before I became a wedding planner, I worked in the hospitality and sales industries in the UK and overseas. I love a good spreadsheet – and seeing the smiles of a newlywed couple as their big day unfolds exactly as they hoped. Please also visit my website – or, even better, call me! Audrey
Year Business Was Established
No. of People In Team
Aman and Imran
Married in June 2014
she set off to help us build our perfect day
We gave Audrey our brief of the type of wedding we wanted. With that in mind she set off to help us build our perfect day. We chose to have a Bollywood vintage theme. She...
Suzanne & Matt
Married in May 2015
I can strongly recommend Sapphire Weddings & Event
We chose Sapphire Weddings & Events to plan our wedding as in the midst of a house move and renovations, the idea of having someone take the stress out of it for us was t...
What is your most memorable wedding?
Every wedding is memorable for its own reasons! Ones where significant details change unexpectedly do stand out, however. For example, the date of one wedding I planned changed – 3 months before it was due to take place! It was rescheduled for peak season so it meant negotiating and consulting with the venue and suppliers to ensure everyone could accommodate the new date. I managed to get it all back on track and it was so rewarding to see the couple and their guests having so much fun on the day. Despite a last minute date change taking us into a new season, everything came together perfectly and it was just the most amazing day for everyone involved.
Describe your style in 5 adjectives.
Elegant, sophisticated, polished, a bit sassy yet finessed!
What about your business are you most proud of?
I’m most proud of the personal, professional approach I provide. Thanks to my background in hospitality and sales, I’m confident negotiating the best rates with suppliers and managing large-scale events. I’m most proud, however, that I can combine all that professional experience with an ability to grasp people’s vision quickly and deliver the wedding or event they’d hoped for. It’s so rewarding to see people truly experiencing and enjoying their wedding day (or event) – it’s what dreams are made of!
What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Step one: nail the budget! The budget will dictate every decision so getting this right in the beginning is essential. It’s also one area in which a wedding planner can really help. For example, I have so much experience in setting and managing budgets, I can help a couple prioritise and decide on what’s important to them, which means a budget that allows for spending more on the important aspects and less so on others. I can also help ensure all the little extras that can crop up unexpectedly are accounted for.
What is your favourite personal touch you have seen at a wedding?
Another hard question to answer because all weddings are so personal!
Describe your typical process with a couple.
During an initial consultation, I ask a couple about their wedding day aspirations – do they want a small or large affair, what ‘mood’ do they want to create e.g. traditional, themed, relaxed. We’ll also talk through how involved they want to be in the planning process and what timescales they want to work to. At this stage, my aim is to get a real feel for a couple’s dream wedding. After this, I help the couple to prioritise what’s important to them so a budget can be set. From there, I set about creating schedules, coordinating venues and suppliers and helping the couple plan their perfect wedding! I offer full, partial and on-the-day packages so I can help couples in a way that suits them. Have a look at my website for more details on what each package offers.
What is the most unusual thing you’ve been asked to plan?
A Bollywood vintage wedding in a barn. It was a most exquisite event!
How do you ensure a stress-free wedding?
The devil is in the details as the saying goes. I believe in applying a meticulous attention to detail so that every aspect of the event and its planning is considered and taken care of. Also, I have a wealth of professional experience behind me and can anticipate, and therefore plan for unexpected events and unusual occurrences. And even when something that I haven’t planned for does arise, because everything else is so well managed, I have room to deal with the unexpected quickly and easily. When every little detail is covered, there is nothing to be stressed about.
What do you love most about your job?
It’s a true honour to be part of a couple’s wedding day in the way that I am. It’s so rewarding to see everything come together on their big day and to see them so happy. I know I’m helping to create lifelong memories and it’s such a privilege. I also love every aspect of event planning! I’m very pedantic and methodical by nature - two traits very suited to this job. I’m also a skilled negotiator and love getting best deals for my clients.
What is your favourite moment at a wedding?
Aside from the exchange of vows, I love the moment when, having dealt with all the formalities, the wedding couple truly relaxes into the day/evening. You can literally see their bodies loosen and their smiles widen and you know they are cherishing every moment, really experiencing it. It’s such an honour to be able to handle the planning and manage the day so that the wedding couple, and their guests, can have such a wonderful time.